Best Movies on Netflix Right Now

With a streaming catalog mixed between Netflix original movies and endless amounts of well-known movies like It, The Departed, and Titanic, there’s no shortage of potential viewing options when it comes to Netflix’s impressive lineup of movies.

Here are some of the movies you can currently find streaming on Netflix that we’d recommend checking out.

If you’re pressed for something to watch, turning on a movie that stars Denzel is never a bad idea. In this 2012 acting tour de force, Washington plays Whip Whitaker, an airline pilot with a dangerously rampant drug and alcohol addiction.

Drama: Flight

Minimalist in terms of plot and story, you move through the movie with a mounting sense of dread and unease, the movie inhabiting this strange, surreal, nightmarish dream space where you’re never entirely sure of what exactly you’re seeing or even what’s going to happen next.

Thriller: Eyes Wide Shut

It’s a simple, straightforward, feel-good movie that advocates for living in the moment and enjoying life any way you can.

Comedy: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off

Buddy cop movies are a dime a dozen, with most tending to fall back on the same basic formula and plotlines again and again. But a buddy cop movie with aliens? Now that’s an innovative approach to the tried and true genre.

Sci-Fi: Men in Black

A gripping look at friendship and love and its juxtaposition with the often merciless criminal underworld, The Town is a fantastic modern take on the heist genre.

Crime: The Town

Viewers can debate till the cows come home whether Space Jam is a fundamentally good movie or whether it’s one of those movies where people are blinded by nostalgia, not looking at the actual quality and flaws of the film itself.

Family-Friendly: Space Jam

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